Steve first started giging in bands when he was 23 years of age, his bass playing experience kicking off in the early1980Â’s, performing in pubs and clubs. He also looked after the interests of young bands, well teenage musicians, getting them paid gigs....., , He wanting to learn to read music notation for bass guitar, so contacted highly acclaimed Musical Director/Bassist/Pianist John Quirk BMus(Hons), not just wanting to just learn songs. This led to him having lessons with JQ between 1984 and 1986., , After relocating a family run business to the Midlands in 2002, a friendship developed with Stuart Preston who ran a Music Shop called 'Alpha Guitars'. A room at the back of the music shop was used as a music teaching studio, him conducting music lessons in-store, at studentÂ’s homes, and also in community centres ran by the council., , On returning to live in Swansea, this being in 2011, Steve registered with RGT (Registry of Guitar Tutors). This led to him conducting bass guitar lessons in the community....., , What you can expect when you visit for lessons:, , Â• A relaxed & friendly approach, Â• Structured learning methods, Â• RGT grades, exams & awards, Â• Rockschool grades & exams , Â• Home self-study worksheets, Â• Telephone & email support, Â• Equipment selection advice, , Your learning can be tailored to your requirements, leading to you being able to play with confident and enjoy the experience of going so, covering all genres of music. All genres of music taught.
**AVAILABLE FOR ONE-OFF/ SHORT-TERM ACCOMPANYING DUTIES**, , Accompanist- Waunarlwydd Choir (2008-2017), , Accompanist/Deputy Conductor- Dyffryn Amman Male Voice Choir (2012 - present), , Experienced accompanist of local choirs with over 10 years experience available for soloists, groups and rehearsals. , Superb sight reading skills., Welsh speaking.